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Recent Sales

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Recent Sales

This has been an amazing year for real estate. It has been a great year to be a seller and a very tough year to be a buyer. The East Sac market has been at a historically low level of inventory for a while now but that is slowly starting to shift. I like to keep this blog mostly focused on the events in East Sac with just a sprinkling of real estate information and even less self promotion. This is one of my two post per year where I talk about my business. I’ve had a lot of great clients and the past 12 months have taken me all over the area. From Elk Grove to Auburn to Rescue and of course, a lot of business in East Sac, Midtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. I love being an East Sac agent but the reality is that I love helping people buy great houses wherever is best for them. Thanks again to all of my amazing clients for the referrals. I greatly appreciate the level of business I’m able to do without paying to put my face on billboards or bus benches as advertising. Here is the post card that was sent out for my past sale of an amazing house up in the foothill town of...

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McKinley Park Food Truck Mania!

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McKinley Park Food Truck Mania!

Friday August 12th is the next McKinley Park Food Truck Mania night! Come out and join a bunch of your East Sac neighbors for some great food and music. The event starts at 5:00 and runs till...

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Savor East Sac 2016

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Savor East Sac 2016

Savor East Sac is another great event that the East Sac Chamber of Commerce is putting on. This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy many of the amazing restaurants, breweries and coffee houses in our neighborhood. Several East Sacramento restaurants are offer deals for the next 11 days such as Formula’s Bistro’s Burger Happy Hour (2 burgers and 1/2 bottle summer red wine for $25), Roxie Deli’s Half OFF Any Sandwich with purchase of any Sandwich of equal or greater value or the very simple $1.00 OFF Any Beer at Sactown Union Brewery! Get out in the great weather and enjoy some of the best food that East Sac has to...

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McKinley Village Pricing, Floor Plans and Updates

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McKinley Village Pricing, Floor Plans and Updates

Last Friday I went to the McKinley Village presentation to real estate agents. They also held a meeting over the weekend to present to prospective buyers. The floor plans and artist renderings of the property look nice and shiny. Unfortunately, the big concerns of the neighborhood for traffic and access to the development is going to be worse than projected . When they open the development for the first residents to move in they will only have one working access point. McKinley Village Way that will connect into C Street (just west of the change from Elvas Ave to C Street) between 40th and Tivoli Way will be the only access point for more than a year according to the presenter. The other access road point that goes over Business 80 and connects to 28th Street in midtown/Sutters Landing will only be usable for construction well into the development and sales of the properties. Another disappointment is the fact that the Alhambra bike/pedestrian tunnel that was proposed is not going to be part of the project. This means that all of traffic for the first year or more will have to come through one road and it greatly reduces the accessibility of the project. There were a lot of other details that were talked about and the project access was only addressed when I asked the questions. Now that I’ve gotten this out of my head and into my blog, I can talk about the rest of the details of the project. The project is still going to be 336 homes and they will have the model home grand opening on September 10th. They will start taking reservations for them on Saturday September 17th. The first releases of homes should be available to move in on October through December of this year. They have 2,000 people on their marketing list that are interested in getting updates and had 600 people signed up for last weekends presentation. Just like with an open house, I expect a good portion of these are just curious and want to know what is happening with the development instead of waiting in line to make a purchase. There are going to be 5 different groupings of properties in the development. Alder Parkside Flat are four 6-plex buildings with units from 1,537 to 2,536 square feet and prices ranging from the low $500,000’s to the low $700,000’s before upgrades. Birch Cottage Greens are zero lot line homes (kind of like Metro Square at H and 26th Street) that will have ally accessed garages. These range from 2,008 to 2,781 square feet and will be priced from the low $600,000’s to the high $600,000’s. The Cottonwood Park Homes will be the largest and most expensive properties. These will be the only traditional homes on regular lots. They will range from 2,292 to 3,172 square feet and price from the low $700,000’s to the low $900,000’s before upgrades. The Magnolia Commons are the properties that will back up to highway 80. These are cluster homes where 4 houses share one driveway but each have their own garage, similar to a development in the NW corner of Natomas. These will range from 1,550 to 2,258 square feet and priced from the low $400,000’s to the high $500,000’s. The Mulberry...

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9th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Walk Run

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9th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Walk Run

Come out and join a lot of your neighbors for the 9th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Walk/Run this Saturday! Fortunately they start the race early enough in the day so that the heat won’t be crazy during the event. Here are the details from their site at http://fab40s5k.org: The 9th Annual Fab 40’s 5k Run/Walk and ¼ mile and ½ mile kids’ fun runs start and finish at the highest point in our City – in beautiful East Lawn Memorial Park in East Sacramento at 4300 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819. The event is this Saturday, July 30, 2016 and Race Day Registration starts at 7-8:30 am. The Kids’ ¼ Mile (ages 5 & under) starts at 8:05 am, the Kids’ ½ Mile (ages 6-10) starts at 8:10 am and the 5k Run/Walk City of Sacramento 5K Championship starts at 8:30 am The rout starts in East Lawn Memorial Park then goes through  the Fab 40’s neighborhood on M Street before returning to the Park for one gorgeous, final-mile loop to the finish at the highest point in the city of...

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8th Annual Blood Drive

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8th Annual Blood Drive

Alice McAuliffe and her husband Pat will be hosting their 8th Annual Blood Drive outside their home at 1141 38th Street complete with refreshments and East Sac neighborhood camaraderie. Apparently this is the only blood drive in Sacramento that is sponsored by a neighborhood (go East Sac!). On Thursday, July 21st from 3 to 7pm, two bloodmobiles from BloodSource will be taking donations. This year, the goal is to collect 55 pints of blood to help patients and hospitals during the busy summer months. You can schedule an appointment at www.bloodsource.org/drives to schedule on line. The location code of the drive is M597.  For more information or to schedule in person you can call Alice directly at (916) 451-5507. I regularly give blood at the downtown BloodSource location at 16th and Q but this will be my 3rd year of joining my neighbors in the local blood drive. I’ve already set up my appointment to go and give blood and I hope to see a lot of you there! The refreshments at Alice and Pat’s house are much better than what you get...

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The Taste of East Sac 2016

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The Taste of East Sac 2016

It has been way too long since I posted anything in my blog. I got busy and needed to focus on helping my clients buy and sell properties so I ended up neglected talking about the neighborhood that I love, live in and focus so much of my work in. What better post to get started again than talking about my favorite event, the Taste of East Sac! This year the Taste of East Sac will be at a new place and a new time. The Turn Verein will be the venue and the event will run from 6:00 to 9:00. All of our favorite restaurants will be there as well as many new ones. If you haven’t already bought your tickets there is still time to get them or you can risk it and see if any are still available at the door on the day of the...

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McKinley Park Food Truck Mania – take 2

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McKinley Park Food Truck Mania – take 2

OK, it was a pretty wet start to the McKinley Park Food Truck Mania last month, but several of them were still out there and so was some of the neighborhood. On April 8th they are coming back in full force. If you missed them last month get out there on the 8th and show your appreciation for their determination and help build our community! I plan on going and getting something from either Chando’s Tacos or Squeeze Inn. Such tough choices… What a great way to start the spring park...

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Brockbierfest 2016 at the Turn Verien

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Brockbierfest 2016 at the Turn Verien

Those wonderful people over at the Turn Verein are celebrating Bockbier from Germany with their 48th Annual Bockbierfest on Friday & Saturday, April 1 & 2. If you’ve never had Bockbier before, you are in for a treat. It is a traditional darker Bavarian beer with a malty flavor, sweet finish and higher alcohol content than average giving it more of a kick (a kick kind of like the German word “bock” that means “goat”).   Come on out and enjoy German music, food, drink and dancing. General admission is $20 for adults and children up to 12 years is only...

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Pops in the Park 2016 Lineup

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Pops in the Park 2016 Lineup

We are less than 3 months away from the start of the Pops in the Park concert series in East Sac! If you’ve never been to one, you need to fix that this year. If you have been to them before you’ve probably already made it a tradition. My wife and I always make it to the McKinley Pops since we live just a couple blocks away and we usually make it to one or two additional concerts as well. We gather up a bunch of neighbors and stake out a place for a bonus block party gathering. We’ve usually got room for more friends so if you see us there, pull up a blanket and join...

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